Endless Oceans: Marine Science 101

Curious about our oceans? Interested in expanding your knowledge while also expanding your network? We welcome you to explore the world of marine science through this engaging series of in-person lessons and hands-on experiences hosted by Mote education professionals. Classes will also feature Mote experts discussing their research related to that day’s topic and active learning excursions around the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium campus.

Learning is a lifelong endeavor. Continue your journey with Mote!

  • Ages: 18+
  • Format: In person
  • Location: Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL
  • Dates: Mondays, Sept. 23, 2024–Nov. 25, 2024. Registrations will open in May.
  • Times: 9:30 a.m to 1 p.m.
Full Semester:
  • $270 for members
  • $300 for non-members
  • Mote Certificate of Completion for Marine Science 101
  • Endless Oceans: Mote Lifelong Learning collectible pin
Individual Classes:
  • $40.50 for members
  • $45 for non-members


  • Introduction to Marine Science
  • Florida Coastal Habitats
  • Florida Marine Invertebrates
  • Florida Sharks & Rays
  • Florida Fish Ecology & Aquaculture (@ Mote Aquaculture Research Park)
  • Sea Turtle Ecology
  • Florida Marine Mammals
  • Red Tide & Environmental Health
  • Coral Reefs & Ocean Acidification

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Questions?  Email endlessoceans@mote.org or call 941-388-2904.